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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Despite chaos at home, 2012 host Ukraine hopes to impress
    Dec12

    Despite chaos at home, 2012 host Ukraine hopes to impress

    Much has changed for Ukraine in the four years since it co-hosted the last European Championship.Following a change of government and a conflict in eastern …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Watch: Ukraine lawmakers grab each other’s throats in ugly scuffle
    Dec12

    Watch: Ukraine lawmakers grab each other’s throats in ugly scuffle

    Ukrainian lawmakers fight each other right after one of them tried to pull Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenuk’s out from the podium during his speech at a parliamentary session in the Parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday Dec. 11, 2015. (AP Photos) Scuffles involving several dozen lawmakers have erupted at Ukraine’s parliament after one...

    US and Russia trade accusations at UN over Ukraine conflict
    Dec12

    US and Russia trade accusations at UN over Ukraine conflict

    United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power addresses members of the UN Security Council during a meeting about Ukraine situation, at the UN headquarters in New York, March 6, 2015. Photo: REUTERS UNITED NATIONS: The United States and Russia blamed each other on Friday for the continued conflict in Ukraine, with Washington...

    The embroiderer strikes back. Meet Ukraine’s Darth Vader
    Dec12

    The embroiderer strikes back. Meet Ukraine’s Darth Vader

    Darth Vader was bent on galactic domination, but his Ukrainian namesake enjoys more mundane pursuits – local politics, walking the family dog and embroidery. …read more Source:...

    Matt Gurney: In Ukraine conflict, Vladimir Putin banking on a distracted West
    Dec12

    Matt Gurney: In Ukraine conflict, Vladimir Putin banking on a distracted West

    TORONTO – While the West remains preoccupied with climate change and ISIL, on the frontlines in eastern Ukraine, the fighting has never really stopped. It’s slowed. Both sides have pulled most of the heavy weapons back, and that means fewer civilian settlements being chewed over by artillery and mortar fire. But Russian forces — let’s...

    Scuffles erupt at Ukrainian parliament
    Dec12

    Scuffles erupt at Ukrainian parliament

    Scuffles involving several dozen lawmakers erupted in Ukraine’s parliament after one deputy tried to drag the prime minister away from the rostrum on Friday. Arseniy Yatsenyuk was giving his report in the Supreme Rada when a deputy from the president’s party went up to the rostrum with a bunch of red roses. After he handed […] The...

    Russia delays UN meeting on Ukraine, refusing to discuss human rights
    Dec12

    Russia delays UN meeting on Ukraine, refusing to discuss human rights

    A U.N. Security Council meeting on Ukraine was delayed for nearly an hour and a half because Russia objected to discussing the human rights situation in Crimea. …read more Source: Global...

    US to Russia: Let Badly Needed Aid Reach Eastern Ukraine
    Dec12

    US to Russia: Let Badly Needed Aid Reach Eastern Ukraine

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is urging Russia to honor the Minsk peace deal and allow badly needed humanitarian aid into Ukraine. “Few relief organizations are able to work in the separatist-controlled areas because … the separatists suspended and expelled U.N. and international humanitarian organizations in July,”...

    Ukraine aims for achieving self-sufficiency in energy by 2025
    Dec12

    Ukraine aims for achieving self-sufficiency in energy by 2025

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Friday that his country is determined to achieve energy independence by 2025. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    U.S., Russia Spar Over Ukraine Conflict At UN Meeting
    Dec12

    U.S., Russia Spar Over Ukraine Conflict At UN Meeting

    The United States and Russia crossed swords on December 11 over the conflict in Ukraine at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...